Shivaji Nagar, Morshi Road, Amravati - 444603 India
NAAC Accredited by Grade A with CGPA 3.13 (3rd Cycle)
UGC awarded status of College with Potential for Excellence (2nd Phase)
Idenified by DST, Govt. of India for FIST and Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University as Lead College
DBT& CSIR sponsored National Conference
Recent Trends in Biotechnology and Biodiversity
22/09/2017 to 23/09/2017
Department of Life Sciences of Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati organized a two-days DBT and CSIR sponsored National Conference on “Recent Trends in Biotechnology and Biodiversity” (NCBB-2017) on 22 th & 23th September 2017 in collaboration with Microbiology society of India, Indian Science Congress, Kolkatta,(ISCA)Amravati Chapter, Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board (MSBB) and Melghat Tiger Reserve (MTR).
Registration of the delegates was followed by the arrival of the Dignitaries and Guests. Dr. V. G. Thakare, Principal of the college gave welcome address and Dr. S. D. Patil (Convener) gave introductory speech. Prof. A. K. Pande (Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Private University Regulatory Commission, Bhopal M.P.) gave inaugural address. This is followed by the release of abstract book and Special issues of Journal of NCBB-2017 at the hands of inaugurators. Hon. Shri. Harshvardhan Deshmukh, President, Shri Shivaji Education Society, Amravati gave presidential address. Other dignitaries including Dr. Murlidhar Chandekar, Vice-Chancellor, SGBAU, Amravati;Prof. A. M. Deshmukh, President, Microbiologists Society, India and Mr. Sriniwas Reddy, CCF, MTR, Amravati Division also delivered speeches. Dr. G. A. Wagh (Organizing Secretary) gave vote of thanks. All office bearers of NCBB-2017 were also present on the dais.
Prof. A. M. Deshmukh, President, Microbiologists Society, India and Mr. Sriniwas Reddy, CCF, MTR, Amravati Division also delivered their invited talks during sessions. The guest speakers who agreed to take time off to deliver their informative speeches. Dr. Sunil Deshmukh, President of Mycological Society of India. Dr. Nishith Dharaiya,Wildlife Expert, Department of Life Sciences, Patan University, Gujrat, Dr.D.P. Fulzele, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, Dr.N.N.Bandela, Professor and Head, Department of Environment Science Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad who were the keynotes speakers for various scientific sessions of the Conference .
In all 288 participants from all over India representing 15 Universities and 07 States were gathered in this National level mega event. More than 100 authors have contributed their research work through abstracts and full length papers. 40 Delegates actively participated in oral and poster presentations. Accepted papers were published in special issues edition of UGC approved International Journal of Life Sciences (IJLS).
Panel discussion session on the theme was organized on the 2nd day of the conference. Experts in life sciences and representatives from the different agencies were participated in this session. Dr.J.A.Tidake, Prof. and Head Department of Botany, SGB, Amravati University, Amravati, has chaired the session. Dr. Dinesh Khedkar has conducted Panel discussion session. Some Recommendations were forwarded in Panel Discussion of NCBB- 2018.
Cultural programme and felicitation of Dr. S. D. Patil by Microbiologists Society, India was held on 22nd September 2017 evening.
Valedictory Function was chaired by Dr. V. G. Thakare, Principal. Dr. S. D. Patil summarized the two day activities of NCBB-2017.Best Oral and Poster presentation awards and certificates were distributed to the achievers during valedictory ceremony. D. V. Hande (Joint secretary) delivered vote of thanks.
The Congress finally concluded with a Tour to Melghat Tiger Reserve (Chikhaldara, Semadoh and Kolkhas).
Himedia Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai, Sharp India ltd. Nagpur and B.S.R. tech Nashik arranged scientific stalls.
Dr.S.D.Patil(Convener), DR.R.G.Jadhao, Prof.B.K.Dorkar, Dr.Sangita Ingole(Co-conveners), Dr.G.A.Wagh(Organizing secretary), DR.N.V.Bhatkar (Treasurer) and Dr.D.V.Hande(Joint secretary) looked after the responsibility as a Executive committee member of the two day program of National Conference organized under the guidance of the Principal, Dr.V.G.Thakare.
All the heads of the department, teaching staff and non teaching staff from the college took a lot of efforts for the successful organization of mega Event.